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Atlanta United Clinch Playoff Berth in First Season

Atlanta United Clinch Playoff Berth in First Season

| September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta United clinched a berth in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs by defeating Philadelphia Union 3-0 on Wednesday night in front of 43,006 fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Julian Gressel, Josef Martinez and Jacob Peterson scored for Atlanta United, which ran its home unbeaten streak to 12 consecutive matches. “We’re going to try […]

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Suntrust Park boosts Braves Attendance 28%

Suntrust Park boosts Braves Attendance 28%

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — The Braves may have missed the playoffs again, and saw another losing season, but that didn’t prevent fans from pouring into their new stadium this season. The Braves announced after the season’s last homestand that attendance was up more than 28% over last season.  The Major League Baseball team averaged nearly 31,000 fans […]

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Justin Thomas Earns FedEx Cup at East Lake; Schauffele wins TOUR Championship

Justin Thomas Earns FedEx Cup at East Lake; Schauffele wins TOUR Championship

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Justin Thomas’ second place finish at the TOUR Championship earned him golf’s richest prize, the FedEx Cup, Sunday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Thomas earns the season-ending championship trophy after posting an -11 par 203, finishing second to young upstart Xander Schauffele, who won the TOUR Championship. After starting the final […]

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Atlanta United go 11 Unbeaten at Home with Impact Win

Atlanta United go 11 Unbeaten at Home with Impact Win

| September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta United defeated Montreal Impact 2-0 on Sunday night behind goals from Tito Villalba and Jeff Larentowicz. With the win, the club moved into third place in the Eastern Conference and is one win away from clinching a playoff spot. Atlanta also broke the MLS expansion team record for goals in a season […]

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Goals Early and Often put Atlanta United over LA Galaxy

Goals Early and Often put Atlanta United over LA Galaxy

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta United defeated LA Galaxy 4-0 Wednesday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium to extend its home unbeaten streak to 10 consecutive matches. Yamil Asad scored twice while Josef Martinez and Miguel Almirón added goals for Atlanta, which ran its goal tally to 61 on the season. “We can’t ever lose the hope to keep […]

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Falcons Beasley out 4-6 Weeks

Falcons Beasley out 4-6 Weeks

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — Atlanta Falcons star Vic Beasley could be out for from 4-6 weeks due to a hamstring injury, according to league reports. The NFL’s sack leader in 2016, Beasley was a big part of the attacking Falcons defense and was already on a strong pace in the first two games of 2017. The Falcons […]

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East Lake set to host TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

East Lake set to host TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — The 2017 TOUR Championship will mark the 31st playing of the event and the 11th since the PGA TOUR launched the FedExCup season-long points race, all of which have culminated at East Lake Golf Club. This year’s TOUR Championship will embrace many elements of what makes the Atlanta community so special, including food, culture and traditions. […]

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Braves Officially Eliminated from Playoffs

Braves Officially Eliminated from Playoffs

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — In a surprise to no one, the Atlanta Braves were eliminated mathematically from playoff contention Sunday. They lost 5-1 to the New York Mets. However, that’s not all that’s slipping away from the Braves this year. In a season that started with the opening of Suntrust Park in Cobb County, the Braves were […]

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VSU Falls to UNA in 30-24 Heartbreaker

VSU Falls to UNA in 30-24 Heartbreaker

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA, Ga. – A hard-fought battle produced a bitter ending for the Valdosta State football team, as the Blazers suffered a 30-24 loss to the No. 11 ranked North Alabama Lions on Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium in Valdosta, Ga. With the win, the Lions evened up their early season record at 1-1 and kicked off their Gulf […]

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Lowndes Manhandles Newton

Lowndes Manhandles Newton

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – The Lowndes High Vikings defeat the Newton Rams on Micheal Barretts’ six total touchdowns, 57-0. Newton received the opening kickoff but had a three-and-out. Lowndes got the night started on a touchdown pass from Tayvonn Kyle to Mikko Washington. On the next Viking drive, Barrett scored on an 8-yard rushing touchdown. Barrett had […]

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